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Welder (Field)


A welder welds together metal components of such things as plates and structural frames, usually using arc-welding equipment.

Licensing Requirements:

An applicant must file an application for licensure/registration with the New York State Department of Transportation.

For further information on the Field Welder occupation please visit the DOT website at:

Licensing Authority:

New York State Department of Transportation
Structural Engineering Services Bureau
Metals Engineering Division
50 Wolf Road
POD 4-3
Albany, New York 12232-0600
Phone: (518) 457-7160
Fax: (518) 457-6010

Standard Occupational Classification:

51-4121 - Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers
To learn more about this occupation search the Occupational Information Network (O*Net).

Additional Information:

American Welding Society
550 N.W. LeJeune Road
Miami, Florida 33126
Phone: (800) 443-9353 or (305) 443-9353
Fax: (305) 443-7559

Board of Cooperative Education Services
(There are BOCES in most school districts.)


Fees stated and other information contained in this report are subject to change. Please contact the licensing authority listed above for the most current information.

This page was last updated on 11/2/12.

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